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. the movie is searching for sugarman house self africana fans helped discover a mexican-american detroit musician and the same way the british rockers came to chicago in the early '60s. the city of detroit decrepit and gritty but at its heart to industries that have kept it's hard to beating cars and music. hard to beating, cars in and heart beating cars and music. >> while also working to keep his musical life. >> i always played music. >> the 70 year-old rodriguez recorded an album in 1959 motown hated it, the music capital of the world for recording and performing a time when a lot of other detroit musicians had huge fan base is domestically and internationally but rodriguez's music never sold in the u.s. anyways but he kept slugging away at manual labor. rodriguez, a human metaphor for detroit both facing setbacks but hardly defeated. exhibiting results resilience determination believing in better days ahead. while working and raising a family rodriguez took 10 years off to earn a 4 year college degree. >> how one can improve once the station in life... >> his lyrics were intel
, in the tightest divisional race in the american league central the chicago white sox and detroit tigers entering wednesday's action. chicago hosting cleveland. top of the eighth inning, the indians, first homer the year to put cleveland up 6-4. that's the final score. detroit can take sole position of first place. after a solo shot in the fourth detroit comes back. two-run homer. makes it 4-3. later in the inning, austin jackson tie it up here. that's a solo home run. we go the eighth inning, looks like detroit, hits it and into an inning ending double play. and the go ahead run comes home. tigers win it 5-4. in the national league the cardinals trying to hang on for the second wild card spot. but the astros complicates those plans. houston breaks a ten game losing streak against the cards with a 2-0 win. former cy young award winner gagne has leveled serious accusations against his teammates. he claims 80% of his teammates on the l.a. dodgers were using performance-enhancing drugs. but he didn't name any names. in 2010 he publicly admitted to using human growth horse monies. he said it ruined h
general motors building here in detroit is one of the state leased buildings i've ever been in. in fact it was the largest office building in the world and its designated as the national historic landmark. as with many landmarks there's also a legend behind that building. general motors the longer occupies the site, but if you go there today and bring a pair of binoculars you can still see the letter d carved into the corners of each corner above the 15th floor. the building was originally going to be named the durant building in honor of the company's founder. they had already cut the letter d into the corners when he was thrown out of the company he created. when the building was finished was called the general motors building, but nobody got around to removing it. the legend of course is that the letter d was billy's way of getting back to the management team that threw him out, all of whom had been brought into general motors. the point of the story is even though they lot of people here in detroit know about the letter d, i always found that not many people seem to know or care abo
of the year." >>> the decades-long search for jimmy hoffa has now led to the driveway of a home near detroit. a tip from a dying man was credible enough for authorities to announce they're going to test soil samples from underneath the driveway, though they doubt any remains found would actually be from the former teamster's boss. >>> and if you thought google maps were a good way to get around town, well, check this out. users can now navigate their way under water. these pictures of coral reefs are displayed much like the street view feature. so it comes in handy when you want to go scuba diving. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,413 after falling 44 points yesterday. the s&p lost 8. the nasdaq dropped 24. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo nikkei gained 43, while in hong kong, the hang seng jumped 234. >>> well, mixed housing data and unrest in europe extended the s&p's losing streak on wednesday. the median price of new homes sold in august rose by a record amount. however, sales of new homes dipped
with female subordates. mmoffa has now led to the trif way of a home near detroit. a tip from a dying man was credible enough for authorities to announce they'll test the soil samples from underath the driveway though they doubt any remains found would actually be >>> i you thought google maps were a good way to get around town. check this out. users can now navigate their way underwater the pictures of coral reefs are displayed much le the street view feature. pretty cool there. >>> all right, now hsou "first look" at politics. mitt romney told an audience in ohio they should not look forward to a huge cut in taxes if he's elected. romney said that's because he will also lower deductions and exemptions. >>> in an inrvieith "politico," newt gingrich had some debate advice for romney. gingrich says that when he faces president obama, mr. romney should "not be hostile but be assertive, clear, a dirt and not back off." >>> cpaigngith mro in ohio yesterday was mike row, the host of "dirty jobs." the two agreed that creating jobs is the most important thing that america needs. >>> the "orland
house spokes person dana perino said, it's a sign that detroit continues to adopt and evolve and address the change in consumer tastes and attitudes. and i think that they're adapting well. that was seven months before president obama took the oath of office. the wheels were in motion. the wheels of bankruptcy were already in motion for the entire automobile industry, and there were no takers. general motors had cut 71,000 jobs since 2008. general motors had lost more than $54 billion since 2005. now, on november 18th, just several months after that quote from dana perino, mitt romney wrote infamously in the detroit free press, let detroit go bankrupt. in other words, let them die. the engine, one of the biggest engines of the united states economy was told, you're on your own. get out of here. the republicans still can't decide what they want to this day. ryan actually wanted the president to micromanage a plant that closed before he took office. at the same time, romney and other republicans wanted to liquidate the entire industry. >> it could have gone back more effectively and sooner
clinches a playoff berth. detroit meets the white sox. a run to center-field, top of the fourth kansas city threatening with two runners on but cabrera makes the grab at third. that will end the inning. sanchez on cruise control strikes out ten and goes the distance in a 2-0 shutout for detroit. when we come back late night campaigning, mitt romney's wife ann talks to jay leno about having a mormon in the white house. about having a mormon in the white house. so, when i shop -- i earn twice as much with double extrabucks rewards. that's two times the rewards! yeah, that's what double is. i know. i was agreeing with you. it's two times. act fast and sign up at cvs.com/doublebucks for double quarterly extrabucks rewards. don't miss getting double quarterly extrabucks rewards. i love 'em! >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. afternoon thunderstorms in washington, 83 degrees. >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. afternoon thunderstorms in washington, 83 degrees. atlanta 86. thunderstorms in st. louis 79 degrees. partly sunny in denve
for the suspects. jury selection begins today- in the corruption trial of former detroit mayor, kwame kilpatrick. in september of 2008 kilpatrick pleaded guilty to two felony counts of obstruction of justice stemming from his efforts to cover up an extramarital affair. he served about one year in prison. this time, kilpatrick, his father and two others are accused of "shaking down" contractors who wanted business or favors from detroit city hall. government officials call it "the kilpatrick enterprise." all have pleaded not guilty. the american civil liberties union vows to continue challenging a controversial provision of the arizona immigration law.. upheld yesterday by a federal judge. the judge denied a request to block the "show me your papers" provision in the law. it allows local law enforcement to check on the immigration status of people they stop for other reasons. the judge ruled the court could not block the provision based on the possibility of racial profiling.. citing the u-s supreme court decision upholding that part of the law. the aclu says it will continue the challenge by doc
, and sell from there, we won't tax you. but if do you it here or in detroit, then we're going to tax the heck out of you and that's just wrong and something that romney wants to fix and obama doesn't. >> kevin, i'm canadian, we come from a country with low corporate tax rate. i'm not -- you know i'm not arguing with your premise. >> right. >> i do not dispute 12 million jobs can be created in four years. i'm wondering how fast you can turn this around and here's the added thing. lot of the forecasts about how fast the u.s. economy is going to grow next year and the year after have to do with, you know, some of this uncertainty that i hammer away on on my show and some of this ill-functioning congress, some of it's got to do with those storm clouds from europe. >> sure, it absolutely does. europe is a big problem, but i kind of would ask you, what is barack obama doing about europe? what's his policy on that? i think that he's not really been a leader on economic policy and has created a lot more uncertainty. governor romney would be a leader. you mentioned you're from canada. i think
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of the yard. they end a four-game losing streak. detroit is two games behind the white sox. the red hot as taking on the angels. as ul a run in the ninth. coco crisp, a little insurance. beat the angels, 6-5. the as won five in a row. they are three games behind texas in the a.l. west. what about the philadelphia phillies? haven't given them much thought. rollens crushes one. phillies beat the marlins. they have won six in a row. left for dead, now four games out in the wild card race. they are back at the .500 mark for the first time since june 4th. one american diplomat is dead. american consulate and embassy coming under attack. the latest in a few minutes. >>> we huddle around the water cooler to watch first lady michelle obama on the dr. oz show. we'll be right back. >>> we told you at the top of the show, u.s. diplomatic sights in egypt and libya were targets of protest with at least one american staff member dead in benghazi. the worst attack on the u.s. embassy came september 17, 2008 when al qaeda militants fired on the american embassy. 17 people killed in those strikes includ
detroit. the fusion is facing high demand. it is currently one of ford's top sellers. meanwhile, over at gm, the chevy volt is a hot seller, but it could be cutting into gm's long-term profits. gm invested $1.2 billion in the volt, but has sold so few of them - fewer than 14,000 - that reuters reports gm is losing around $49,000 on each volt made. congress is back in session. topping the agenda for lawmakers is keeping the government in operation. as the september 30th deadline quickly approaches, the house is expected to approve a bill later this week that will keep the government running. as well as passage by the senate by the end of the month. reports say a threat of a government shutdown sparked by the tea party is looking less likely as upcoming elections draw closer. also on the legislative list, president obama's bill to improve the economy through job growth, including jobs for veterans returning from iraq and afghanistan. the campaign cash race is heating up. president obama was the big winner in august. contributions to the president and the democratic party totaled $114 mi
to the bailout of detroit but now we're seeing a slowdn. >> even if these are caused by things that are happening abroad, that is not much help to the why house. >> no although it is interesting, i think this is going to be an unusual election. it has been already in the sense the economy has not been more of a headwinds for their president. any other era, you could not have an economy this bad and consumer confidence this low and still have an incumbent neck in neck with his rival. that is because the voters know they are more savvy about the economy. these problems are coming from abroad and they see the issue as the shrinking middle class and they do not see a romney as a guide beckon six that with his cayman island accounts. >> the one area where we might get relief is from the federal reserve. ben bernanke was prepared to do more to help the economy but getting back to your point about the era, that is a short term fix. >> absolutely. if you look at the history of quantitative easing, the first blast had an effect on the markets. the second one not so much. most do not think this will do muc
spot in the central. prince fielder got clearance for take off in the seventh. detroit beat chicago 8-6. they're a game back. >>> and don't look now, but the phillies are back in the playoff race. left for dead, the phils were major sellers at the trade deadline. now they're just three games out of the wild card spot. jimmy rollins with a go ahead homer. they beat the marlins 3-1. >>> rangers have been in the hunt since opening day increased their lead in the a.l. west with a victory over the indians. adrian beltre making a late push for mvp. his 32nd homer. rangers won it 5-2. >>> finally, forget tebowing. that's a thing of the past. there's a new pose sweeping the nation. it's called griffining. born on sunday when robert griffin iii was seen celebrating his first touchdown pass from the seat of his pants. now everybody is striking a pose. at the office, on the sidewalk, in a field, even in front of the white house. everyone is griffining. that's your early look at sports on "early today." i'm fred roggin. >> who knew. >>> yet another, even sillier jessica simpson controversy. and a
. in came the go-ahead run and that was the difference. detroit won it 5-4. >>> the white sox lost so the tigers are in soul possession. indians rally. >>> in the a.l. east, the yanks had no problem with the twins. the yankees are up 2-1. that's all cc sabathia needed. he struggled through september. looked like his old self yesterday. struck out ten over eight innings. yanks won it 8-2. >>> the orioles are hot on their tail. there were a pair of homers. every run baltimore scored came off a home run. they beat the jays 12-2. they remain a game and a half back. >>> finally, the referees ended their lockout. if fans want to see their favorite players they can go overseas. they can watch us. they channelled his inner reinaldo. the puck went up and he head it had into the goal. unfortunately, that only counts in soccer, but you can't blame the guy for trying. pablo used its head now let's hope they use theirs to end the lockout. >>> that's your early look at sports on "early today." i'm fred roggin. >>> march wardrobe whoas for england's prince william and his wife kate. your early morni
of the hardest-hit areas by the housing collapse, and 6% in minneapolis and detroit. however, prices dropped compared to last year in atlanta, new york, chicago, and las vegas. staples will shut down more stores. the chain will close 15 stores in the u.s., and 45 stores in europe. staples is attempting to cut costs in order to invest in its online and mobile business. it hopes to save around $250 million by 2015. toys 'r' us begins hiring 45,000 holiday workers this week. that's 5 thousand more than last year. the retailer joins walmart, khol's and target in hiring seasonal workers. it's predicted holiday sales will jump 3 to 4% this year and stores are starting now to expand staff to get into position for shoppers. a manager at target had this observation about job hunters. "we definitely see a lot of applicants that need extra money for the holiday season and are looking to pick up an extra job or so. but we are also continuing to see people that need employment and are looking for anything temporary that could turn into a permanent position." toys r us kept on 15% of seasonal workers aft
to finding the watts company, elroy worked for governor john engler of michigan. he, like me, is from detroit michigan and is a graduate of moorehouse college. thank you, elroy. [applause] >> next, albert sanders jr. come on down. albert sanders jr. is counsel to the united states committee on the judiciary. he's a principal legal and policies adviser, the assistant majority leader to senator deck durbin from illinois, chairs the committee on constitution, civil rights and human rights. he offers counsel on issues ranking from privacy, finances reform and he was named to the luke's 21 under 40 list. mr. sanders earned his become a. in political science from moorehouse college in 2001, there after, completed a certificate at wharton business school, while getting his law degree from the university of pennsylvania, where he was president of the path in 2004. he's a member of the state bar of california and the district of columbia bar. [applause] >> andre d. washington, senior sociology major from hinesville, georgia, who currently serves as the 81st student association government president for
. thank you so much, doug mckelway. bill: there is breaking news outside of detroit. this a west bloomfield township in michigan. a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a 12-year veteran police officer barricading him inside the house. suburban detroit now as police and s.w.a.t. team team surround the home. the officer shot a married father of four children, shot and killed around 10:00 in the evening as he entered a home in the oakland county community of west bloomfield township. we'll have more on this and what's being called a terrible day there in detroit, michigan. more after the break. also? martha: book to politics where the pundits from both sides now writing columns about whether president obama is still quote, relevant, after his speech at the democratic convention. the comment has the political world buzzing. we'll tell you what that's all about coming up next. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] for everything your face has to face. face it with puffs facial tissues. unlike the leading regular tissue, puffs has soft, air-fluffed pillows for 40% more cushiony thickness. so
of staff of the house leadership conference. he is from detroit, michigan, and a graduate of morehouse college. thank you. next, robert sanders jr. he is counsel to the united states committee on the judiciary. he is of principal policy advisor to senator dick durbin of illinois. he chairs the committee on civil rights and human rights. he offers council on issues ranging from cyber security to campaign finance reform and civil rights. he was recently named on the 40 under 40 list. he earned his b.a. in political science from morehouse college in 2001. thereafter, he completed study at wharton business school, getting a law degree from the university of pennsylvania, where he was president in 2004. he is a member of the bar. [applause] 'sanre -- anre washington is the student government association president of morehouse college. he is a passionate advocate for all students. one of his goals is achieving 100% voter registration on the college campus. he also has a focus on increasing student safety through partnerships with the atlanta city council, and the atlanta police department.
-american brands in the manufacturing center of detroit. connell: jeff flock joining us from detroit with the latest. jeff: we promise to get through this without swearing. this is something that has not taken place in the u.s. since the 70s. now we have watches being assembled in the u.s. once again. the company is shinola. this doesn't do justice to the old saying which is you don't know what you don't know. i have the principle of the company. why do you think you can make watches profitably in the u.s. again and why did you choose the name shinola? >> great bran history. it is important we have a brand that has history in the u.s. and manufactured in the u.s. and manufacturing watches in the toy is a good story. >> the sell to $800 and i am wearing one of these. this is what's shinola watch looks like a. kind of sexy and they don't just have watches. at 2:00 we will be back with other products that shinola is making. interesting success story in america and detroit. i like it. [talking over each other] >> this is a clean room where we are making watches. [talking over each other]
the right training and the time and the will to succeed and that is why they are here. >> here in detroit, this building used to be occupied by general motors. this is a place where they invented the automatic transmission, believe it or not. follow me over here. you think you have an iconic brand not only watches, but leather goods, what else? >> journals, bicycles. >> bicycles as well. not only designed, but made in the u.s. this is a story you will only see on fox business network. we love the things, companies who think they can make it in america as well as anywhere else. >> we believe we have the ability and will to make it here in detroit. >> detroit, please noted for manufacturing before and again. i leave you with this, an old shinola newspaper advertisements. tracy: if only. i would get a lot done. thank you very much. ashley: that is the statement of the day. breaking news, closing down $3.31. that is 3.5% drop, the third drop in a row. oil this week alone, the steepest three-day decline for crude in more than three months since early june. coming up, a stunning forecast about
council and something he is doing special in detroit today. >>> also, mark zuckerberg soothing investors in the first major public appearance since the company's ipo. we'll have an update and a look at facebook stock at the top of the hour. we'll be right back. copies of my acceptance speech. great! it's always good to have a backup plan, in case i get hit by a meteor. wow, your hair looks great. didn't realize they did photoshop here. hey, good call on those mugs. can't let 'em see what you're drinking. you know, i'm glad we're both running a nice, clean race. no need to get nasty. here's your "honk if you had an affair with taylor" yard sign. looks good. [ male announcer ] fedex office. now save 50% on banners. every time a local business opens its doors, or makes another sale, or hires another employee, it's not just good for business. it's good for the entire community. at bank of america, we know the impact that local businesses have on communities. that's why we've extended over $4 billion in new credit to local businesses across the country so far this year. because the more we he
? >> caller: hey, jim, how are you? big detroit boo-yah to you. >> man, detroit real estate coming back boo-yah back at you. what is going on? >> caller: >>> i've got a question about pfizer. you said about doing your homework. i noticed i've been reading that are going to split off their division. and i wonder if fiezer is a buy right now? >> yes, i think it is. i think pfizer can go up over time on that. it's a very good stock. i also like a lot of big pharma. now don't forget, celgene is really one of my favorites in the group, and that's good great, as well as gilead. let's go to jack in florida. jack? >> caller: yes, opk health. >> we had fill frost on the company. not been a big performer down 10%. i want bill frost on the show before i hit the bye button because there is just too much heat around this small cap stock. and that, ladies and gentlemen, is the conclusion of the "lightning round"! [ buzzer ] >> the "lightning round" is sponsored by td ameritrade. >>> coming up, bull in a china shop? with china all but written off, is it time to take the other side of the trade? cramer tur
in suburban detroit. now bob i'm going to start with you. there were some people in the news that we had to actually explain who jimmy hoffa was. it's been a long time. >> yeah. he disappeared what, almost 40 years ago i guess from detroit. here's another reason not to get the iphone 5. there is no jimmy hoffa app on the iphone 5. i suspect android actually has one or are going to get one fairly soon. here's the way to do this. forget about investigations. i used google maps to find jimmy hoffa. if you put him in here it comes up federal reserve of washington, d.c. my theory is ben bernanke knows where jimmy hoffa is. come clean, mr. bernanke. let's setting this once and for all. >> the feds on line 2 for bob. >> it impressed me people didn't know who jimmy hoffa was. there's going to be a time i'm going to have to explain to people who o.j. simpson was. >> time goes by. >> unbelievable. very depressing. >> we can find o.j. we haven't been able to find the real killers yet though apparently. >> i'll leave it at that. >>> in one of the best tweet smackdowns ever, oreo recently asked follo
it is moving forward? >> sue there are never any guarantees, if you look at the three men ceos in detroit, none were detroit-bred ceos. they have all come from other place. so, i think there's no guarantee, even if mark fields gets to be the cheap operating officer that he get he is the ceos chair. that said, i think it will serve ford well at some point soon if they say we have a chief operating officer and one of his jobs is to fix europe. >> ty? >> how is ford doing right now? and setting aside europe for a moment, how's it doing against its competitors? >> ford's doing great in north america. its market shares wasn't what it was last year but that's when the japanese were on the ropes. its pricing is stroke. its f 150 pickup trucks are gape gaining share month over month. margins the records that in 2003 are about four twhims we thought could have been possible before the bankruptcy restrucking of the industry. >> brian, you have written extensively about general motors and ford but also vw and you seem to favor gm on an investment standpoint s that a correct read? >> gm has lower investors
by the end of the year. >>> good news out of detroit, auto sales kicked into overdrive. demand for full-size pickups jumped 16% helping make august the strongest month for auto sales in three years. as dean reynolds reports, the increased demand means businesses are more confident the economy is recovering. >> 5 million americans either build or sell cars and trucks and workers showing up for the midday shift at gm's plant in arlington, texas, were smiling. >> that's wonderful. i hope they keep going up. everybody here needs to keep working. >> sales growth in august exceeded predictions and led usually cautious company executives like kurt mcneill of gm to crow about their progress. >> when you think about all the jobs that we provide to the u.s. and the supply base, it's incredibly important and it will continue to become more and more important to this great country. >> a small bump in the construction industry fueled pickup sales and it helped move suvs and sedans. with easier financing. cars.com says car makers have recovered from the recession. >> there's no doubt the u.s. industr
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asked dean reynolds to look at why detroit is in high gear. >> reporter: five million americans either build or sell cars and trucks. today workers showing up for the mid-day shift at g.m.'s plant in arlington, texas, were smiling. >> that's wonderful. i hope they keep going up. everybody here needs to keep working. >> reporter: sales growth in august exceeded the predicts of industry analysts and led usually cautious company executives, like kurt mcneil of g.m., to crow about their progress. >> when you think about all the jobs that we provide to the u.s. and the supply base, it's incredibly important and it will continue to become more and more important to this great country. >> reporter: a small bump in the construction industry fueled pick-up sales and easier financing helped move s.u.v.s and sudans. industry analysts joe wiesenfelder of cars.com says car makers have recovered from the recession. >> there's no doubt the u.s. industry is in better shape than it was four years ago. it's really returning more to the way things were before 2008. >> reporter: the u.s. industry is now o
that he is leading the state and he turned his back on 400 state workers. he had to get his new detroit international bridge built. host: thanks. next up is the clinton township, michigan. annette has identified herself as stopped looking. tell us a little bit about your experience. caller: i live in the suburbs. most jobs do not hire minorities. i went to detroit and the work for about seven years. i went to school the whole time i was there. i have the document. i was a manager and they laid me off. gannett that is all i care about. it is going to be -- once i finish my teaching dissertation. >> when it comes to the demographics from the labor report amongst -- defined by race it says for those that identify as white -- hispanic is 10.2%. four categories when it comes to age. that is teenagers. unemployment rate for them when it comes to august host: tell us about the job you are looking for. caller: am currently working on my master's. i got a job offer in and the york. and i was laid off from that position. currently, i am finding out that -- i am african american. i am finding out
mitt romney did say let detroit go bankrupt, who took the wheel? barack obama. in ohio. 150,000 job in the great state of michigan. 211 american jobs all across america. the best manufacturing is rebounding. why? lori: giving her, let's call it spirited nature, her comments are drawing comparisons to another notorious democrat. >> oregon and washington and michigan, and then we go to washington d.c. to take back the white house. lori: he's not running for office, at least not now. and the federal government apparently really wants us to prepare for us on the apocalypse . the department of homeland security hosting an online seminar about the importance of preparing for a zombie invasion. they also lost a public-service campaign morning about as on the pandemic. it is all tongue-in-cheek, but the idea is americans are prepared for is on the attack. we will all be prepared for real disaster or an emergency. plenty of water, nonperishable foods and emergency flight slots. , the american election debate endorsing in praising one of the two major party contenders. which is it and why? th
for takeoff in the seventh. detroit beat chicago 8-6. they're a game back. don't look now, but the phillies are back in the play-off race. left for dead, the phils were major sellerses at the trade deadline. jimmy rollins with the go-ahead homer, beating the marlins 3-1. rangers have been in the hunt since opening day. a victory over the indians. adrian beltre making a late push for mvp, his 32nd homer. rangers win 5-2. forget tebowing, that's a thing of the past. a new pose called griffining, born on sunday when robert griffin was seen celebrating from the seat of his pants. now everyone is doing it. everyone is griffoning. that's your first look at sports. i'm fred roggin. >> griffining. good to know. here is meteorologist todd santos with the weather channel forecast. >>> hey, a beautiful day for everybody. going to be playing outside, getting football in at least with some friends. did want to mention areas where you may be dealing with showers for the morning commute. a lot of activity to your north. a few lightning strikes, chicago, down to st. louis, better chance for showers to get
, but also abroad as they sell detroit's finest around the globe. of the $350 billion worth of cars and auto parts produced here last year, $123 billion were exported. today's action came just as china challenged a u.s. trade law passed in march. china claims that law allows for unfair tariffs on a wide range of chinese-made products. of course, today's action also comes in the midst of a heated presidential campaign. republican candidate mitt romney accuses president obama of playing nice with china. many see this action as a chance for the president to look tough before the november election. >> there's nothing really new about the trade allegations that have taken place the timing is political opportunist for both sides however, this is not an indication that the us and china are headed to a trade war, and this is not an indication that either side takes trade enforcement lightly. this is simply a taking a trade issue and framing for a moment of political convenience for both sides. >> reporter: sean west of the eurasia group says when it comes to the w.t.o. rules, the u.s. and china both
there was no future there before he came to detroit. he worked there to save enough money to bring the kids over. he said to be successful in america you have to be an education and they could not afford an education. we all work and we all say the, maybe we can afford to send one of them to college and they sent my wife to death. dad. he went to college and got a degree in a program where you work a semester and go to school once a master. -- one semester. i have inherited nothing. we earned it the old-fashioned way. [applause] i say that -- [unintelligible] there is a perception that i was born with a silver spoon. i was born with a silver spoon which is the greatest gift you can have an america. -- in america. 75% of life is set up if you were born well in america. there was a factor of employed about 25,000 women they were saving for potential of becoming married and the work force huge factories. as we were walking to this facility, the number of hours they worked, living in dormitories with bathrooms at the end and they had two girls per room. three bunk beds and around this factory was a huge
in the detroit area. >>> some campaign is prepared to dig romney will campaign in of the plot president obama holds the rally in virginia to a yesterday to the cameras were in florida. romney spoke with senior citizens about medicare. the presence but was college students about the cost of tuition and student loans. he also had eight an interview with his spanish network univision. >>> he can't change washington from the inside pretty college kid from the outside. >>> romney was a no time in responding to that,. >>> -change washington one of the job done from the inside and republicans and democrats will come together >>> new campaign financing report showing romney was of spin out a list of the president in august to the president obama entered the final four months of the campaign was roughly $86 million left to spend. romney with $67 million is spent the same. moscow owes $50 million of the campaign took out last month. that leaves them with the $85 million at the start of september. >>> that his report a massive damage in europe and the middle east and parts of africa. the company set is
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